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Best Kayaking Drysuits
Kayaking drysuits open up new horizons, as they allow for year-round paddling and fishing even during the cold months of winter. They are a true game-changer for passionate kayakers. I started winter kayaking several years ago, it is an…
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The flooring of an inflatable boat is an important factor to consider, since each floor type has it's uses, pros and cons. The 4 types of flooring you'll encounter in inflatable boats are: roll up floorshard floorsair floorsrigid floors…
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If you want your inflatable boat performing at its best, you need to keep it inflated at the correct air pressure. But as with many things in life, the answer isn't simple. Read this entire article to find out what the correct air pressure…
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If you're considering buying an inflatable boat, be it a dinghy, pontoon boat, kayak, or just an inflatable raft, you are probably curious about its lifespan, so in other words, how long you can expect your boat to function safely. Knowing…
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Most people don't realize that many soft inflatable boats (SIBs) can be equipped with an electric or outboard motor. But why would anybody want a motorized inflatable boat when you have oars? There are loads of practical and recreational…
how to transport inflatable boats
After buying an inflatable boat, you need to get it to the water of course. How you will transport your inflatable will depend mainly on the type and size of your boat, and your car. How hard is it to transport your inflatable boat to…
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If you've got the skills and a few tools, you can convert your inexpensive inflatable raft to a full-fledged hard floored inflatable by building a hard floor. This popular mod requires some handy-man skills, but it is definitely worthwhile…
inflatable-boat-safety-guide
Boating is a great water sport, but staying safe while having fun is imperative. Many people have asked me the question: Are inflatable boats safe? If you're considering buying an inflatable, or you're going on a boat trip with an inflatable…
how-to-inflate an-inflatable-boat
Learning how to inflate your inflatable boat may seem evident at first. Just pump away, right? There's a bit more to it than that. It's not rocket science of course, but through my years boating with all types of inflatables, I've learned…
Sea Eagle Se9 Review
Are you looking for a versatile, high-quality inflatable raft? If yes, you need to check out Sea Eagle SE9. I used to think that Sea Eagle boats were just overpriced SIBs, but boy has my opinion has changed after trying the SE9 for a…